New 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu – the business class in the American, so short you can characterize the participant of our today’s review. Let’s try to understand what is hidden under the wrapper with a warm inscription Malibu, and what the exterior, interior (see. Photo and video) and the technical characteristics of the American sedan offers to buy his future owner of the considerable cost of 1.285 million rubles. That is the price of the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu in the year, only possible for sales in Russia LTZ complete with a petrol 2.4 liter engine and automatic 6-speed gearbox.
More Autonovelties in business class:
New Honda Accord
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The new Škoda Octavia
Exterior of the new Chevy Malibu harmoniously combines the features of all the specialties inherent in modern vehicles with the logo in the shape of a cross on the 2018-2019 Chevrolet radiator.
The front part of the car with the demonstrative protruding “nose”, formed by the merger of powerful bonnet fins with a two false radiator grille. On the sides of the radiator facing sculpture housed beautiful headlights with xenon lamps. Close bumper fairing with additional air intake lower, trapezes, inserts sites for protivotumanok, striking spoiler lips and a distinctive topography profile. Serious “face” of the car, getting into the rear-view mirror, inadvertently causes release number.
In reviewing in profile witness classically-built sedan body with a long hood, at least a large rear overhang trunk, barely perceptible falling roofline and large side doors. Smooth, somewhat heavy contours of the body give origin – cars from overseas. Most likely it is for leveling heaviness overall image stern designers decorated the overall LED lights in the style of 2018-2019 Chevrolet Camaro and strict bumper with embedded in his lower part of the “nozzles”, divorced at the sides of silencers.
- Overall not bad looks very big sedan 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu – do not get lost in the parking lot. The machine is really large, its dimensions: 4865 mm long, 1855 mm wide, 1465 mm high, wheelbase is stretched to 2727 mm and ground clearance – the value of clearance, reached 160 mm due to the light-alloy 18-inch wheels and tires 245 / 45 R18.
- For car body color available in nine different variants of finishes: white is included in the cost of the car, and for a black, light gray, silver, beige, dark gray, white / metallic red and blue pearl have to pay 10 thousand rubles..
Shop comfortably accommodate the driver and four passengers. Sit down on the driver’s seat, and appreciate the convenience of landing, ergonomics, quality of materials and the filling level of interior comfort features, entertainment and just needs assistants and trivia. Pretty simple steering wheel, both in the business-class standards, in a leather sheath with control buttons (radio, telephone and cruise control), pleasure lies in your hands, column adjustable in two planes. Driver’s seat with electric drive (8 directions) has to unhurried drive, without the expressed lateral support. Dashboard with rounded squares speedometer and tachometer, trip computer screen, highlighting the gentle blue provides a sufficient amount and quality of information. Stylishly decorated front panel with a two-tier dashboard and center console trim. Crowned composition color touch screen 7-inch-NIL, available multimedia system with voice control (AUX USB SD port CD MP3 Bluetooth, 9 columns), dual-zone climate control.
Heated front seats, driver memory settings, with as mirrors with electric and heated. In the presence of an electric handbrake, light and rain sensors, cruise control, parking sensors. In the second row of seats for three passengers with enviable margin in all directions. To him who sits on the center will create inconvenience powerful tunnel on the floor and no vyshtampovki under the third seat. The seats of the cabin into the skin tightened, finishing materials – soft plastics, but sometimes hard plastic (heavily scratched and eventually looks unpresentable).
Please sound and noise isolation cabin, virtually any speed and movement even in extremely bad road surfaces in the car quietly. Luggage compartment with full passenger cabin can accommodate 545 liters of cargo. The owners, which this volume is not enough, may increase the tonnage folded Split back seats.
Of the options only hatch for 31,000 rubles, but the surcharge for paint we have said above. Salon as a whole looks very worthy, for auto business niche, but the Malibu does not reach the level of their classmates. European, Japanese and Korean representatives in this class offer richer content and high quality materials.
Specifications 2018-2019 Chevrolet Malibu: the car is built on the GM Epsilon II platform as the Opel Insignia. Suspension knocked and energy-intensive chassis allows you to not pay attention to the quality of the surface on which the car is moving. The electric power steering copes with assigned duties, informative control with excellent feedback. Disc brakes with ABC BAS, dynamic stabilization system and an assistant in the downhill start, provide a confident slowing cars weighing more than 1500 kg with any speed.
That’s just the engine Russian buyers got obviously weak for active movement. The four-cylinder petrol 2.4-liter (167 hp), the truth is paired with adaptive 6-speed automatic gearbox (there’s a manual mode, but using the selector buttons located on top “handle” – simply horror as inconvenient). Tandem engine and automatic transmission will help to accelerate to maximum 206 km / h, the first line of “hundreds” will be performed for 10.1 seconds. Indicators at the level of a golf class hatchbacks, and what’s the hurry on such a big beautiful car with a convenient and comfortable interior Test Drive: moving in a mode of 120-130 km / h cars give a real pleasure comfortable suspension, engine barely audible rumbling and noticeable shifts gear. Fuel consumption according to the manufacturer depending on the mode of motion will be from 6 liters on the highway to 11.5-12 liters in the city.